Global Finance Names the World’s Best Trade Finance Banks 2014


New York, January 22, 2014 - Global Finance magazine named the World’s Best Trade Finance Banks 2014 at the BAFT-IFSA Global Annual Meeting in London on Tuesday evening. Winners were chosen by country, region and globally and the full, exclusive survey and report will be published in the February 2014 issue of Global Finance .

The editors of Global Finance selected the best trade finance providers in 76 countries and 7 regions, based on input from industry analysts, corporate executives and technology experts. In addition, a poll of Global Finance ’s readership was conducted in order to increase the accuracy and reliability of the results. Criteria for choosing the winners included: transaction volume, scope of global coverage, customer service, competitive pricing and innovative technologies.

“An excellent trade finance bank is an essential partner for corporations as they expand their global reach,” says Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of Global Finance . “It takes a strong international network, investment in technology, and specialized talent to deliver the trade services and financial solutions that corporations need to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive environment.”

Best Trade Finance Bank Citi
Best Trade Finance Program EBRD's Trade Facilitation Program
Best Trade Finance Multilateral Institution
or Export Credit Agency
Export-Import Bank of the US
Americas Citi
Western Europe Royal Bank of Scotland
Asia Pacific Standard Chartered Bank
Nordic Nordea
Central & Eastern Europe UniCredit
Middle East Arab Bank
Africa Standard Bank
Algeria Arab Banking Corporation Algeria
Angola BES Angola
Argentina Citi
Armenia Ameriabank
Australia ANZ
Austria UniCredit Bank Austria
Bahrain Arab Banking Corporation
Belgium KBC Bank
Brazil Itaú BBA
Bulgaria UniCredit Bulbank
Canada Royal Bank of Canada
Chile Banco Santander Chile
China Bank of China
Colombia Banco de Bogota
Cyprus Bank of Cyprus
Czech Republic UniCredit Bank
Denmark Danske Bank
Egypt Commercial International Bank
Estonia Swedbank
Finland Nordea
France BNP Paribas
Georgia Bank of Georgia
Germany Deutsche Bank
Ghana GCB Bank
Greece National Bank of Greece
Hong Kong Standard Chartered Bank
Hungary OTP Bank
India State Bank of India
Indonesia Bank Central Asia
Israel Bank Leumi
Italy UniCredit
Japan Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Jordan Arab Bank
Kazakhstan HSBC
Kenya Kenya Commercial Bank
Kuwait National Bank of Kuwait
Latvia Swedbank
Lebanon BankMed
Lithuania Swedbank
Malaysia Maybank
Malta Bank of Valletta
Mexico Banco Santander Mexico
Mongolia Capital Bank
Morocco BMCE Bank
Netherlands ING
New Zealand ANZ
Nigeria First Bank of Nigeria
Norway Nordea
Oman BankMuscat
Pakistan Habib Bank
Palestine Bank of Palestine
Philippines BDO
Poland mBank
Portugal Banco Espirito Santo
Qatar Qatar National Bank
Romania ING Bank Romania
Russia Sberbank
Saudi Arabia SABB
Singapore DBS Bank
Slovakia ČSOB
South Africa Standard Bank
South Korea Korea Exchange Bank
Spain Santander
Sweden Nordea
Switzerland Credit Suisse
Taiwan CTBC Bank
Thailand Kasikornbank
Turkey Garanti Bank
Ukraine UniCredit Bank
UAE Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
UK Royal Bank of Scotland
US Wells Fargo
Uzbekistan Hamkorbank
Venezuela Banco Mercantil
Vietnam Techcombank
Yemen Arab Bank